EMH Breaks Ground on Plant Expansion

EMH Inc. has broken ground on a major expansion at its manufacturing facility in Valley City, Ohio. The addition will increase the size of the plant by 50 percent to more than 60,000 square feet, and the facility will feature higher ceilings and higher capacity cranes, which will allow EMH to more efficiently build large […]

07/06/2011 - 04:00 am

Demag to Supply Two Mobile Harbor Cranes to Canada

Demag Cranes, Dusseldorf, Germany, has received an order to supply two mobile harbor cranes to Canada. The two identical machines are four-rope grab cranes for professional bulk handling. Mining and metals giant Vale Inco Limited (Vale), a new Demag Cranes customer, will be using the cranes for handling nickel and limestone at its terminal in […]

07/06/2011 - 04:00 am

ACRP Elects New Officers, Names Rigging Jeopardy Winners

Approximately 80 safety professionals attended the General Assembly meeting of the Association of Crane & Rigging Professionals, held May 10-13 in Milwaukee, Wis. The annual meeting included educational sessions on technical topics, such as boom assembly/disassembly and center of gravity techniques, as well case studies showing barge lifts, overhead crane lifts, and industrial roller applications. […]

07/06/2011 - 04:00 am

Crown Honors Top-Performing Branches and Dealers

Crown Equipment, New Bremen, Ohio, announced 18 winners of its annual recognition program for company-owned branches and independent dealers. The program honors Crown’s top branches and dealers with Summit and Ascent Awards for outstanding achievements in sales and customer satisfaction. Winners were chosen from Crown’s nationwide network of more than 100 branches and dealers. Jim […]

07/06/2011 - 04:00 am

AEM Announces Winners of Annual Student Competition

Fourteen student teams from the United States and Canada have won the 2011 edition of the annual AEM Construction Challenge presented by Volvo Construction Equipment. The annual challenge is held at the Global Finals of Destination ImagiNation (DI). The 2011 event took place May 25-28 at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. The Association of […]

06/06/2011 - 04:00 am

J.C. Renfroe & Sons to Speak at Safety Event

David Matthews, director of engineering, research and development, at manufacturer J.C. Renfroe & Sons, Jacksonville, Fla., will be a guest speaker at the Safety Committee conducted by the Signal Mutual Indemnity Association in Woodlands, Texas. Established in January 1986 to meet the demands of the stevedoring industry for reasonable and stable workers' compensation insurance rates, […]

06/06/2011 - 04:00 am

AEM Recognizes 103 Manufacturers for Good Stats

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has presented 103 member manufacturers with “Statistics Outstanding Merit Awards” for exemplary 2010 performance in AEM’s data reporting programs. Their actions enhance the association’s ability to provide meaningful market information to member companies for business benchmarking and planning. The annual awards are based on statistical data reporting timeliness, accuracy, […]

01/06/2011 - 04:00 am

Transferring Casks at Fuel Storage Facilities Gets Safer

The self-propelled modular transporter from Wheelift Systems, Waverly, Iowa, is designed to increase levels of safety and efficiency while transferring and aligning spent fuel casks at independent spent fuel storage installation facilities. The Wheelift SPMT reduces worker exposure by requiring fewer people to operate, align, and insert the cask. Only one person is needed to […]

01/06/2011 - 04:00 am

Q-Safe Couplings Serve a Wide Range of Vehicles

The Q-Safe coupling line from Manuli Hydraulics Americas Inc., Warrendale, Pa.,  features a wide range of hydraulic couplings that meet and exceed the industry standards for double shut-off applications. The Q-Safe products are manufactured to many of the industry standards such as ISO 7241-A, ISO-B, ISO 16028, ISO 15171-1, ISO 5676 and ISO 7241-2. Manuli […]

01/06/2011 - 04:00 am

Autec Achieves TÜV SÜD Certification

Italian control systems manufacturer Autec has achieved TÜV SÜD certification for the safety functions of its Dynamic Series of radio remote controls. German-headquartered certification organization TÜV SÜD’s certified experts and technical consultants optimize technology, systems and expertise at over 600 locations in Europe, America and Asia. Third party certification of safety functions assures the customers […]

31/05/2011 - 04:00 am

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